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Old 12-16-2008, 12:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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As mentioned in an earlier post, I am installing a Pioneer XM tuner this weekend along with a new avic-f90bt. Looking around the inside of the dash behind the glove box, I found an area the xm receiver fits nicely. Has anyone mounted an xm receiver in this location? It is next to the vehicle’s computer, but not touching, and up against the interior panel of the right front fender. I wonder if the vehicle’s computer and other wiring will create interference.

Has anyone tried this? Once I find a location for the box, I will mount the antenna on the roof and route through the A-pillar.


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As mentioned in an earlier post, I am installing a Pioneer XM tuner this weekend along with a new avic-f90bt. Looking around the inside of the dash behind the glove box, I found an area the xm receiver fits nicely. Has anyone mounted an xm receiver in this location? It is next to the vehicle’s computer, but not touching, and up against the interior panel of the right front fender. I wonder if the vehicle’s computer and other wiring will create interference.

Has anyone tried this? Once I find a location for the box, I will mount the antenna on the roof and route through the A-pillar.


Mine is on passenger floor under mat and Styrofoam up about eight inches. I have been thinking of moving it. How did you secure yours there?
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Re: XM receiver location

I followed Toyota's recommendation and mounted it in the right rear area just above and forward of the right rear tire well behind the plastic trim in that area. It is a bit of work to remove all the trim as prescribed in the OEM install instructions but it is not hard and kind of fun.

There is already one monting hole pre-drilled but the installer has to drill a second hole in the metal using a template that comes in the "fit kit" to accomodate the second mounting bracket for the various receivers that there are to choose from.

I don't have any experience with interference between the FJ's computer and satellite radios. The people who might are the techies at Satellite Radio Experts.com they helped me solve an issue with an antenna that I damaged. Super responsive guys and very helpful.
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Re: XM receiver location

I haven't secured it yet. I was looking around for a place to mount and found this open area. In the pic it is up against the inside right front fender held by the pressure of a wire harness. If I decide to install it in this location, I will add double side tape to the back so it is held more securely. I'm curious if the ECM will create static or any other interference.
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I haven't secured it yet. I was looking around for a place to mount and found this open area. In the pic it is up against the inside right front fender held by the pressure of a wire harness. If I decide to install it in this location, I will add double side tape to the back so it is held more securely. I'm curious if the ECM will create static or any other interference.
Seriously, call the guys at satellite radio exoerts; 203-284-8786. Ask for Mike and send him the same pic you posted. I'll bet he can help you out.

That is a tight spot for all the cable and varioius leads. Double sided tape might hold for awhile but may eventually fail and the unit will bounce around a bit.
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Re: XM receiver location

ive got my receiver and interface sitting in the area behind the HU..
theres plenty of room in there...
very easy to install..
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Re: XM receiver location

Thanks for the feedback. I'm going to replace the head unit next week and add the xm. If there's room behind the dash, cool. If not, the spot in the picture wasn't too tight. All connections are at the top and can be routed perfectly.

I'll update once everything is swapped out.
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Re: XM receiver location

In my last vehicle I had an XM radio with the receiver and tuner built in i.e. no need to mount an external box. Is something like this available for the FJ?
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Mine is in the glove compartment with the DVD player, 30G iPod and Vaistech interface to Navi unit.

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In my last vehicle I had an XM radio with the receiver and tuner built in i.e. no need to mount an external box. Is something like this available for the FJ?
No. The stock FJammer accepts an XM or Sirius satellite connection and requires an external box too.
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